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Hornettes Win Three Straight

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes softball team bounced back from a slow start to the season, to win three of their last four games. After dropping a game to Trico on Monday March 20, the Hornettes rattled off three straight wins over Johnston City, Salem, and New Athens. The Hornettes moved their record to

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Hornets Win Three Of Four

By Brent Huelsmann After a slow offensive start to the season, the Nashville Hornets boys baseball team, exploded for double digit runs in two out of their four games this week as they defeated Greenville, Freeburg, and New Athens. The Hornets lone loss this week came in the first game of a doubleheader against Freeburg.

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NCHS Track And Field Start Outdoor Season

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Community High School boys and girls track teams both began their outdoor season on Thursday March 23 at home. Five teams competed on the girls side, while six teams competed on the boys side. The Hornettes track team took home first place in the girls meet as they defeated Woodlawn,

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Hornets Hold End Of Season Banquet

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets boys basketball team held their annual awards banquet on March 21, where they honored the freshman, sophomore, JV and varsity basketball teams, as well as the NCHS Cheerleading squad. The NCHS Cheerleaders were the first ones honored as they finished up a season in which they finished 14th out

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Hornettes Begin Season As Liske No-Hits Greenville

By Brent Huelsmann After a win on opening day over Greenville, the Nashville Hornettes softball team, has dropped four straight games. The Hornettes went through the gauntlet this past week as they took on some of the top teams in the state. Dupo, who finished second in Class 2A last season, St. Joe Ogden, who

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Meier’s Mad Dash Gets Hornets First Win

By Brent Huelsmann After the start of the season was delayed a few days, the Hornets finally opened up their 2017 campaign on Friday March 17. The Hornets started the season winning two of their first three games, including a marathon 11 inning affair on opening day. The Hornets first game of the year, just

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Hornettes Hold Awards Banquet

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team capped off a season in which they won the Nashville Thanksgiving Tournament, finished fifth in the Mascoutah Tournament, and took home the Consolation Championship in the Highland Tournament with the Awards Banquet, held at Nashville High School on Monday March 13. The Hornettes also won their

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Meier Finishes Fourth At State

” By Brent Huelsmann After advancing in a tie-breaker at Sectionals, Trevor Meier was one of 32 shooters in the Class 2A Three Point Showdown, which was held at Carver Arena in Peoria during the Class 1A/2A State Finals this past weekend. The Preliminary round featured all 32 Class 2A shooters and was held on

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Kasten And Stanowski Earn Honors

By Brent Huelsmann The IBCA Class 1A/2A All State Teams were announced as well as the Southern Illinois River to River Mississippi Division All Conference team. Nashville Hornettes juniors Karly Stanowski and Paige Kasten were named to the IBCA Class 2A All-State Honorable Mention. Both Stanowski and Kasten were also named to the Southern Illinois

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